Photograph by Sarah Soquel Morhaim
Akiko Stehrenberger graduated with distinction from the Art Center College of Design with a BFA in Illustration in 2000. She is a multi-award winning movie poster illustrator and designer, who works with directors, movie studios, advertising agencies and brands.
She was handpicked by directors Roman Polanski, Jonathan Glazer, Charlie McDowell, Joe Swanberg, and celebrated by David Lynch, Michael Haneke and more. Her poster for “Bad Milo” was featured on the Conan show, she was deemed “Poster Girl” by Interview magazine in 2011, Creative Review dedicated their January 2011 Monograph to her illustrated movie posters, and Vanity Fair included her “Funny Games” and “Kiss of the Damned” posters in their “Best Movie Posters of All Time” list.
Her clients include: A24, A&E Network, Brothers Marshall, Criterion Collection, FX, IFC Films, Levi’s, Lifetime, Lionsgate, Netflix, The Orchard, Oscilloscope Laboratories, Neon, Prune Nourry Studio, Radius/TWC, Saatchi & Saatchi NY, Sony Pictures, Weiden + Kennedy Amsterdam, Weiden + Kennedy Portland, Willo Perron, and more.
You may visit Akiko’s website by clicking on the following link: http://akikomatic.com
Gold CLIO Award winner
Akiko Stehrenberger / Karen O + Danger Mouse’s, An Encounter with Lux Prima at The Marciano Art foundationPosted: 15/08/2019
Selected as one of the best movie posters of 2015
“The Huffington Post is debuting the poster for Zach Clark’s new film, designed by Akiko Stehrenberger which opens in New York and premieres on VOD platforms Oct. 14. A bittersweet comedy about Colleen Lunsford, a former goth girl who skips town to become a nun.
As its poster shows ― encapsulates America’s conflicting ideals, some of which play out in Colleen as she revisits her childhood and configures her new life.”
Cut Bank won a Golden Trailer Award for Best Independent Poster. The Golden Trailer Awards are the movie poster industries Golden Globes, whereas the Key Art Awards are the Oscars.
Akiko Stehrenberger / Best Movie Posters of 2015 / “Digging for Fire” / Joe Swanberg / “It Follows” / David Robert MitchellPosted: 12/08/2019
In March 2014, Akiko’s Kiss of the Damned poster won Best Movie poster at South by Southwest Festival, the Jury Award for Excellence in Poster Design as well as the Audience Award.
Akiko’s posters for: Jonathan Glazer “Under the Skin”,” Blue Ruin” directed by Jeremy Saulnier and “The One I Love” directed by Charlie McDowell have been elected best movie posters of 2014.